Tasty dahi (organic curd) goes well with most Indian meals, be it parathas, rotis, sabjis, or just plain curd-rice. Not only does tasty dahi entice your taste buds, it also offers a host of health benefits. Even the western world is now discovering the benefits of dahi and adding it to their diet. Here’s how you can stay super healthy with regular intake of organic curd.
Aids digestion – The nutrients and good bacteria found in organic curd aid digestion. They also help in absorption of nutrients coming from other food items that you may eat. A healthy digestionensures that you absorb the maximum nutrients from your food and prevent ailments such as acidity, diarrhea, and even some forms of cancers.
Heart health – Scientific studies have shown that curd prevents the thickening of carotid arteries, thereby minimizing the risk of ailments such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels that can lead to heart disease.
Boosts your immunity – Often, your immune system is fighting dangerous microorganisms present in your body. Organic curd has a huge army of ‘good bacteria’ that can come to the aid of your immune system. It thus helps strengthen your immune system and fight off infections.
Strong teeth & bones – As with all milk products, organic curd is rich in calcium and phosphorous, which are essential for strong teeth and bones. Regular intake of curd will ensure that when you get old, you will be at reduced risk of ailments such as osteoporosis and arthritis.
Lose weight – The satiating nature of tasty dahi can help keep those hunger pangs away, thereby helping you lose weight in the process. In today’s stressful lifestyles, we tend to eat more than needed, something that can be corrected with adding some curd to every meal.
Makes you stress free – The good bacteria and nutrients in organic curd, especially calcium, prevent the build-up of hormones such as cortisol that can be harmful in large quantities. Just add some spoonful of tasty dahi to your meals every day and you can easily reduce your stress and anxiety.